The human resources executive with more than two decades of experience comes to Elon University from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
John Lew has joined the Elon University community as executive director for the Office of Human Resources where he will help advance the Elon Commitment strategic plan goal of supporting a world-class faculty and staff.
Lew takes over for Ron Klepcyk, who retired at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
Lew most recently served at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center as associate vice president for human resources operations and strategy. He previously held senior human resource positions at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and at Partners HealthCare system’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Massachusetts.
No stranger to higher education, Lew has also served as director of employee relations and staffing for Berklee College of Music in Boston.
He officially started his new role on Sept. 14, 2015.